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Old 10-28-2007, 04:41 AM   #1
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I just received my first ingredients kit, including yeast, but will not have the rest of my equipment for a few more days. Is there anything I should be storing in the refrigerator? How long does yeast usually last until it goes bad?


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Old 10-28-2007, 04:49 AM   #2
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Stick the yeast in the fridge. If the hops are pellet hops, stick them in the freezer. The yeast should have a best by date on it; dry yeast usually lasts a year, liquid about 6 months (although I recently revived a vial over a year old).

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